Topic: work

Happy New Year! I Didn’t Get My Dream Job.

Happy New Year! I Didn't Get My Dream Job.

Monday night found me six cookies in, hair plastered to my face, mascara smeared across my white pillowcases, a maybe definitely too-full wine glass on my bedside table and a fervid desire to make like Jennifer Garner and go from 22 to 30 overnight. I had a long day at work only to come home to an email letting me know my dreams were crushed. More »

Makeup Tutorial: Heatproof Hair And Makeup So Your Face Doesn’t Melt Off

Makeup Tutorial: Heatproof Hair And Makeup So Your Face Doesn't Melt Off

Each week, I do a tutorial based on a movie coming out, a weird thought I’ve had or a book I’ve begun rereading. They’re typically not super practical for day-to-day wear, so today, I thought I would do something a little more helpful for all of our everyday lives: heatproof hair and makeup. Why? Because the part of the country I live in has been kind of melting my face off.

Well, that, and I sweat a lot more than normal people. More »

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

Crowdsourcing: Are Rompers Acceptable To Wear To Work?

As you may have guessed, I work in an office. I also live in New York which, in the summer, maintains approximately the same conditions as Hades’ “last resort” bathroom. It’s humid, disgusting and despite showering with a plethora of clean water and lovely products, I arrive every day to work looking like I’ve just stepped out of a Nelly video (except in hurr, I cannot take off all my clothes). More »

This Is What To Write In A Cover Letter

This Is What To Write In A Cover Letter

Do you wonder what to write in a cover letter? Moreover, do you like stories about kids sending off cover letters and then tons of people trying to hire them? Yes, of course you do. Happy cover letter stories are the fairy tales of the recession. Business Insider got a hold of this letter sent to a boutique investment firm which now has tons of people trying to hire the kid. The cover letter runs: More »